North Korea says it will counter regime change - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

North Korea says it will counter regime change

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korea is warning the United States that any maneuver intended to change the reclusive communist regime will be viewed as a red line that will result in countermeasures.

Pyongyang's deputy U.N. ambassador Ri Tong Il said at a news conference Friday that the U.S. is "hell-bent on regime change," and blamed Washington for aggravating tensions by its military drills with South Korea, by pursuing action in the U.N. Security Council against his country's recent ballistic missile launches, and by going after Pyongyang's human rights performance.

He also reiterated that his government had "made it very clear we will carry out a new form of nuclear test" but refused to elaborate.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at